Booker named Australia’s First Honorary Consul Emeritus

Nana Booker was recognized by the Australian government as a Member of the Order of Australia, one of their highest honors for non-citizens.

Nana Booker

Garden Oaks Pancake Breakfast a hit!

Great to see Mark Sarmiento, Mark Klein, and the many other dedicated volunteers who dedicated their time for Garden Oaks Montessori Magnet

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Pancake Breakfast

Seeking New Cohen Ambassadors!

Cohen Ambassadors serve as a liaison between a neighborhood civic group and our Council Office.

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Cohen Ambassador Program

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Feb. 11, 2016Houston Chronicle

Turner tears up airport contracts, will start bidding over

Mayor Sylvester Turner said he will tear up a series of massive airport expansion contracts and start the bidding process over late Tuesday, hours after City Controller Chris Brown said he would not clear the way for council to approve the items, citing potential violations of city procurement rules and other concerns. Continue Reading »

Feb. 9, 2016Houston Public Media

City Waiting For More Information On Alternative LED Street Lights As Some Call For Change

Some Houston residents have made numerous trips to City Hall over the past few months to make the city council aware of their opposition to new LED street lights.

Michelle Acosta lives in the Heights. She spoke to the council last week to ask for a temporary halt to the installation of the new lamps because she says they are too bright and cold in color. Continue Reading »

Feb. 5, 2016City of Houston

HPD Unveils Two New Crime Maps, Stats Functions

In response to updated technology and new mapping tools, the Houston Police Department has two new crime mapping functions now available on the HPD website. Continue Reading »

Feb. 4, 2016Houston Chronicle

Turner names former HISD board member as his education czar

Mayor Sylvester Turner has named former Houston ISD board president Juliet Stipeche to a newly created Director of Education role in his administration, seeking greater collaboration between the city and area schools, community colleges and universities. Continue Reading »